The SGO Weekly breaks down news that may have gone unnoticed throughout the previous week. In addition to general news, this includes reveals, trailers, and announcements. Check out this week’s breakdown featuring the latest details on WRC 10, RiMS Racing, EA SPORTS PGA Tour and more!
SGO Weekly: PGA Tour, WRC 10 & more!
Inaugural Olympic Virtual Series to Close on “Olympic Day”
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) collaborated with five International Sports Federations and game publishers to produce the Olympic Virtual Series. The Series began May 13 and concludes June 23.,“Olympic Day” mobilized virtual sport, eSports and gaming enthusiasts around the world in hopes of reaching new Olympic audiences.
Winners of the Olympic Virtual Series Baseball, Motor Sport and Sailing Events will receive an Olympic Virtual Series Plaque. In addition, those placing first will have the opportunity to hold the Olympic Virtual Series trophy at a special awarding ceremony later this year.
EA SPORTS PGA TOUR celebrates US Open Championship
EA and the United States Golf Association revealed plans to represent the U.S. Open Championship experience in EA SPORTS PGA TOUR. The game will feature both, the Torrey Pines and The Country Club courses, with The Country Club in Brookline making its first appearance in a video game. In addition to the U.S. Open, EA SPORTS PGA TOUR will see the return of amateur events to career mode, including the U.S. Amateur Championship.
RiMS Racing for the Steam Next Fest
NACON and RaceWard Studio announced RiMS Racing is now available until June 22 through a free demo on PC. The free demo comes as a part of the Steam Next Fest. RiMS Racing officially launches August 19 on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PC and on Nintendo Switch.
F1 2021 features trailer
EA and Codemasters premiered features trailer for F1 2021. The trailer offers fans a look at new and returning features to the latest F1 which launches July 16 for Xbox Series X|S and PlayStation 5. F1 2021 also launches for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC via Steam.
Twilight Drive available now on Steam
Eponymouse’s time trial racing game, Twilight Drive, is out now PC via Steam. Twilight Drive provides a top-down driving experience where you turbo, drift, and use a grappling hook mechanic to turn corners. The game includes:
- 40 different unique tracks
- Custom-written game engine with full dynamic shadows
- Support for accessibility
- Individual per-track 90s UK electronica soundtrack
- Dynamic music that adjusts to your race progress
WRC 10 to feature at Steam Next Fest
According to NACON and KT Racing, WRC 10 will be featured in Steam Next Fest. From June 16 to 22, a free demo version of WRC 10 will be playable exclusively on Steam. Additionally, WRC 10 unveiled the Acropolis Rally in Greece. Further more, the demo includes an overview of three completely new rallies added to this season’s calendar: Estonia, Croatia, and Spain.
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